How Do You Make A Homemade German Chocolate Cake?
German chocolate cake is mistakenly thought to have originated in Germany. The recipe for this delicious dessert was created by an American housewife in 1957, and published in a Texas newspaper. It was named German chocolate cake after the brand of chocolate, “Baker’s German’s Sweet Chocolate.” This particular type of chocolate had been developed by an American named Sam German in 1852, and was subsequently named in his honor. But German or not, this cake is a favorite treat with cake lovers everywhere. Make your own homemade German chocolate cake for someone you love, a special event, or just to reward yourself with this scrumptious treat. Prepare the 3 cake pans by coating with shortening and placing a round piece of wax paper in the bottom of the pan. The wax paper should be the same size as the bottom of the pan. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Heat the chocolate gently in ½ cup water, stirring to combine until melted. Set this aside to cool. Cream the butter and sugar together